Usage examples for widespread

  1. These things seemed to stand for a widespread and lively joy in simple beauty which seemed to have vanished out of the world. – At Large by Arthur Christopher Benson
  2. So widespread and deep a movement had its effect on the Parliament itself. – La Sorcière: The Witch of the Middle Ages by Jules Michelet
  3. Benedetto greeted them with both hands, with widespread arms. – The Saint by Antonio Fogazzaro Commentator: William Roscoe Thayer
  4. Hence the widespread opposition to it. – Introduction to Non-Violence by Theodore Paullin
  5. The best one can say is that there was on the part of the more sensitive a widespread anticipation of all this, as if the chill of a coming shadow had fallen first of all upon them, and beyond debate, not a little of the doubt which has been so marked a feature of the last two generations in literature generally, and in the attitude of a great number of people toward religion, has been due to just this. – Modern Religious Cults and Movements by Gaius Glenn Atkins